If you are feeding any of the following dog or cat foods to your pet, please stop feeding that food immediately.
- Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul
- Country Value
- Diamond Naturals
- Premium Edge
- Taste of the Wild
- Kirkland Signature (Available only at Costco)
- Kirkland Signature Nature’s Domain (Available only at Costco)
- Natural Balance
If your pet has been eating one of these foods and displays any of the following symptoms, diarrhea, loss of appetite or lethargy, please call Dr. Sura immediately at
480-945-9466. Dr. Sura can also advise you on dietary alternatives.
People can become sick by handling the tainted pet food or through contact with an animal that has eaten the contaminated food. An outbreak strain of Salmonella Infantis has been linked to the above list of foods. At least 16 cases have been confirmed with at least 5 people requiring hospitalization.
About the author
Dr. Shannon Sura grew up in Pennsylvania where she started working as a veterinary technician when she was sixteen. She continued working in the field of veterinary medicine and veterinary clinical pathology throughout her schooling. Dr. Sura graduated summa cum laude from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1998 with a bachelors in biology. She then went on to graduate from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grafton, Massachusetts in 2002. For the next four years she worked as an associate veterinarian in Las Vegas, before purchasing Family Pet Hospital in November of 2006. Dr. Sura shares her home with her two dogs Fräu (German Shepherd) and Frederick (Rottweiler/Douge de Bordeaux/Labrador Retriever). You will find her a hardworking, knowledgeable, and compassionate veterinarian, always putting her patients first.